NAME: Ian Korb
COACH’S QUOTE -- Ian Korb is an outstanding student-athlete. What makes him this way is his work ethic and perseverance for excellence both on and off the mat.” -- Dick McCoy, Wrestling Coach
SCHOOL: Elder High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2011
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Fargo All-American Freestyle 2010
PARENTS: Larry & Noriko
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: “My dad”
FUTURE GOAL: NCAA All-American
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Elder senior All-American wrestler Ian Korb had a great prep career for the Elder Panthers, dominating the local wrestling scene. This year, Ian was the Ohio Div. I state runner-up in the 171 weight class. Ranked 9th in the nation in his weight class by W.I.N. Magazine, and having 100+ career high school victories, Ian went 38-1 this season. This follows a junior year during which he was 39-3, finishing 3rd at state while being named 1st team all-GCL South and 1st team all-city. In his career, Ian captured two GCL championships, three sectional championships and three district titles. He has been GCL South Wrestler of the Year two straight years. Ian was also on the Panthers football team for 1 year. A super 4.0 student (two-time All-Ohio Academic Team), Ian is a National Honor Society member and active in community service. Ian will wrestle next season at the University of Pennsylvania.
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